We invite applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Senior Investigator at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND). Focused on leading-edge science and biomedical research, the Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research organization. It is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in an award-winning building at UCSF’s Mission Bay Campus. The successful candidate will have a joint faculty appointment as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the In Residence faculty series in the Department of Neurology or another suitable department, and in relevant graduate training programs.
Our investigators direct world-class research programs that focus on diverse topics, ranging from fundamental biological questions to translational drug discovery, all united under the singular mission of science overcoming disease. The combination of a nimble private research institute situated at a world- renowned clinical and research university in close proximity to the Silicon Valley biotechnology industry makes for a uniquely exciting and supportive environment for investigators of all levels.
Primary criteria for appointment at the GIND will be outstanding records of innovative research, academic performance and commitment to disease-focused neuroscience. Of particular interest are applicants with high potential or proven ability to unravel mechanisms of major brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions. Other selection criteria include genuine interest in translational neuroscience and a track record of independent grant support. To qualify for a faculty appointment at UCSF, applicants must possess a medical or doctoral degree, appropriate post-MD or postdoctoral training, and at least four years of teaching/mentoring experience (during residency, fellowship, and/or in the lab) by the time the appointment becomes effective.
Candidates must apply online at aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03971, with a cover letter, CV, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three references who we may contact directly. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. Applications received outside of the online process cannot be considered, but informal inquiries can be directed to Dr. Yadong Huang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This recruitment effort will continue until the position is filled; to ensure full consideration, interested individuals should apply by August 31, 2022.
The Gladstone Institutes and UCSF seek candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.